Sweet Sakura Surprises

Just like that, the cherry blossoms are already dissappearing across the country. How bittersweet! Each sakura season I’m reminded a little more about Japanese philosophy. I’m glad we were able to enjoy happy moments among them albeit in such a short time. Although, one thing I’ll always be able to cherish about

~Good Morning Boujyou~

Yesterday my friend Akiko and I found a new hidden gem in Kashihara – Good Morning Boujyou! We wanted a good place to get brunch, and this nostalgic cafe was definitely it. A morning set plus unlimited drink bar was only 750 yen, but I highly recommend adding on the homemade jam for just 50 yen!

Basara Matsuri 2017

I got to dance again at the Basara Matsuri in Nara city <3 Basara Matsuri is an annual event that encourages dancing, high energy, and all around celebration! Unfortunately, it seemed like the hottest point of the summer that day, so I had to leave a little early to avoid heat exhaustion. I had

Nara ArtsFest 2017

In the interest of updating the internet where I left off, the International Arts Festival was a great success this past summer! I sang “Yesterday Once More” by the Carpenters which is unexpectedly popular in Japan, and I also directed an entire time-travel themed musical with my friend Bethany as the choreographer. The